Sitting Shiva for the Polish Tea Room

Broadway’s iconic, unassuming Jewish café to close at the end of the year

Iconic New York City Jewish Café Closing

Theater district staple Cafe Edison was a hangout for writers and performers

‘The Simpsons’ Says Goodbye to a Rabbi

Krusty the Clown’s father, Hyman Krustofski, died on this season’s premiere

Comedy Isn’t Kosher, but It Can Be Funny

How observant Jewish funnymen (and -women) navigate the line between irreverence and devotion

Comedian Jackie Mason—Who Turns 82 Sunday—Is Still Really, Really Funny

But in an in-depth interview with Tablet Magazine, he also gets serious about Israel, anti-Semitism, and why Italians love him

Sundown: The Model Is a Spy

Plus Eisner slapped on wrist, the lawyer behind the lawsuits, and more

Maddening

A show about intermarriage, Mad About You never once mentioned religion. It’s a monument to the comedic dangers of ethnic cleansing.

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